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611 Fifth Avenue, San Diego, CA 92101 (5th and Market)
+1 619-233-7327
17:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:00
Closed now
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Sun 10:00 - 14:30
Sun - Thu 17:30 - 22:00
Mon - Fri 11:30 - 14:00
Fri - Sat 17:30 - 23:00
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Dallas, TX
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78 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband planned a trip for the two of us to San Diego. Many people raved to us about Searsucker so we made reservations and even added two local family members to it after we invited them to join us. We arrived, were seated and it took our waiter a while to come around. He came, took drink orders and... More 

Thank UofTXChick
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14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Fair place with good food. A bit slow on the service and ineffective seating... took too long full the tables. We had different 'smalls' to share. Note there's high music inside later on. Very lively.

Thank Steven S
Houston, Texas
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159 reviews
99 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Arrived for a late dinner with a large party. The restaurant was happy to accommodate and our waiter was the BEST. He was extremely patient and fun & friendly. Food came out without too long of a wait, and tasted great. It is fairly loud in the restaurant, so if you're not directly next to people at your table, you... More 

Thank ellzebeth
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Good location in Gas Lamp District. Nice space, good service, the food was Good, BUT WHY DOES THE INCESSANT TECHNO MUSIC HAVE TO BE SO DAMN LOUD???!! Look I was in this restaurant eating with fellow musicians and sound engineers. One of the engineers pulled out his Decibel Reader....94 db in a restaurant?? The food and decor was spoiled by... More 

Thank gdude62
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93 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We were having a drink in a nearby bar and were recommended Searsucker by the bartender. As it was a Monday night, we had no problem getting a table. The restaurant itself had a nice, warm buzz about it. We weren't starving so we ordered a couple of small plates and a main course between the two of us and... More 

Thank Jill M
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14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 April 2017 via mobile

Cool interior and good music. The baked Brie starter was delicious but our main course took forever to arrive. Good thing the food was good, cause we sure worked up an appetite waiting for it.

Thank Jess G
Denver, Colorado
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5 reviews
Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

We've been here before. The food tonight was not good. Nothing tastes fresh. They changed their recipes or something and a 3% surcharge in the bill for what? I was looking forward to this restaurant. Used to be one of my favorites. We ordered mussels, octopus and scallops. None of the tree dishes were any good.

Thank Wendy P
Chandler, Arizona
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16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 April 2017 via mobile

Don't go to this restaurant. They add extra 3% surcharge. Servers don't even know why. One server said it was the law, but in actuality, it is not! This is absolutely not right. It is counter productive. If any restaurant adds hidden surcharges, it just means I wont give one single cent in tip to the servers.

Thank Gilberto L
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52 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Pleasant light lunch. Good service and reasonably priced food. Both our meals were good and we spent a pleasant hour or so sitting in the sun.

Thank nzlfr
Rapid City, South Dakota
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25 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 10 April 2017 via mobile

What a fabulous late lunch we just had! Attentive, efficient service and great food! My husband had the duck fat fries and the fried chicken sandwich. I had the escarole/arugula salad, tomato soup and crab cake. The salad had golden beets and apples with peanuts. The Riesling was excellent and the bathrooms were spotless and nicely decorated with completely private... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$30 - US$30
American, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Valet Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Bar Scene
Open Hours
10:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:00
17:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:00
17:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:00
17:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:00
11:30 - 14:00
17:30 - 23:00
17:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 611 Fifth Avenue, San Diego, CA 92101
    (5th and Market)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Diego
  • Phone Number: +1 619-233-7327
Seated in the heart of the Gaslamp District, Searsucker serves New American Classic cuisine paired with specialty cocktails and unique local brews.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?